Antiques & Vintage Spotlight: Porcelain Alabax Light Fixtures

The Pass & Seymour Inc. line of Alabax lighting promised a fixture that would not tarnish, rust or stain -- because it was made entirely of porcelain. Porcelain light fixtures first rose in prominence during the late 1920s. Their "sanitary" character, easy styling, range of colors, low costs, and material…

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Choosing The Perfect Light For Your Bedroom

All too often, the overhead lighting in a bedroom is ugly, functional, and ignored. But the perfect light ties together the look of your room, and is a finishing detail that can transform your space. One bedroom; two looks. The crisp combination of black porcelain and opalescent glass of the…

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PORTLAND-CRAFTED LIGHTING FOR BEDROOMS AND BEYOND

Transform any bedroom or living space with the glow of the perfect light. Expertly crafted in Portland in collaboration with renowned designers, our latest lighting standouts help any room shine. Pigeon Toe, owned by ceramicist and ever-evolving artist Lisa Jones, is nestled in the heart of North Portland. Jones works…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: THE JENNINGS HOTEL

After purchasing the historic Jennings Hotel in sleepy Joseph, Oregon, entrepreneur Greg Hennes started a successful Kickstarter to help fund the remodeling of the small-town landmark built in the early 1900s. Working with interior designers, architects, textile artists, and Rejuvenation, he is restoring the interiors to their former glory (and…

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OUTDOOR LIGHTING OUR BLOGGERS LOVE: CARSON WAREHOUSE SHADES

Several years ago, when we first decided to offer warehouse lights, we turned to our two favorite sources: the Antiques & Vintage team and our historical archive of catalogs. Our designers soon found a favorite shade shape: an over-sized dome shown on a post light meant for a 1930s gas…

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OUR TAKE ON GREEN: ANTIQUES & VINTAGE

Ever on the hunt for one-of-a-kind antique treasures and rare vintage pieces, our team travels America searching for lighting, hardware, furniture, and other historically significant pieces that stand the test of time. Salvaged from large antique shows, estate sales, and a handful of pickers across the country, pieces are revived…

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Project Spotlight: Brezza Cucina

When we opened our 6th store, in Atlanta, Georgia, we were delighted to find ourselves nestled in with dozens of incredible restaurants. A star standout among them--Brezza Cucina--the new hot spot that chose us as their lighting design partners. Brezza Cucina (Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore, courtesy of Atlanta magazine)…

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THREE KITCHEN LOOKS WE LOVE

Whether your space is big or small, your style is traditional, modern, or somewhere in between, great kitchen design begins with a functional sense of space that flows with foundational pieces of purpose. Start with the basics: Made-in-America lighting and hardware, heirloom-quality furniture and storage — and yes, a quality-crafted kitchen…

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From Carbon to LED: Filament Bulbs

Our Portland factory has manufactured bare bulb light fixtures for over 20 years. We love the warmth of a carbon filament bulb, and its cozy glow harkens back to the dawn of lighting design, when bulbs were exposed to allow maximum diffusion of light. Carbon filament bulbs are beautiful — but…

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LIGHTING GUIDE: Designs Bloggers L♥VE

Inspired by history, designed for today, and made to last for years to come, we're honored to find our lighting designs aglow in the beautifully-styled spaces some of our favorite bloggers call home. HOOD CLASSIC GLOBE PENDANT "The opal globe and brass down rods of our Hood make a statement…

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